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Hit the Links at this Lakefront Golf Course, Steps From The Cooper Inn

Named "one of the best courses to play" by Golfweek, the legendary Leatherstocking Golf Course is located along the Otsego Lake shoreline, making for a stunning scenery to championship golf. Designed in 1909 by golf architect Devereux Emmet, the Leatherstocking Golf Course is open to the public and located a short walk from The Cooper Inn. Play 18 holes at the award-winning course, take a lesson with an expert instructor, pick up golf essentials at the pro shop, and hit the Leatherstocking Golf Grill & Bar, a classic clubhouse with indoor and outdoor seating featuring incredible lake views.


Hours -

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prices -

Resort guest discounted rates: Daily $98, Twilight (after 3:00 p.m.) $60


  • Golf Clinics & Private Lessons
  • Cart & Club Rental
  • Club Storage & Cleaning


  • Pro Shop
  • Driving Range
  • Leatherstocking Golf Grill & Bar


  • What are the rental fees at Leatherstocking Golf Course?

    Rental fees for carts and equipment at Leatherstocking Golf Course are the same for hotel guests of The Cooper Inn or The Otesaga Resort and the general public. Rental rates are as follows:
    • Golf Cart (require on weekend and holiday mornings) - $22 per person
    • Pull Cart - $5
    • Club - $50
    • Club Storage & Cleaning - $7.50 / day
  • What types of clinics / lessons does Leatherstocking Golf Course offer?

    Leatherstocking Golf Course offers private and group lessons at the following rates for each 45-minute session:
    • Individual - $75
    • Group of 2 - $40 per person
    • Group of 3 - $30 per person
    • Group of 4 - $25 per person
    The golf course also offers clinic programs for juniors at $20 per player, a Short Game Clinic for adults starting at $35 per person (in a group of 5), and by-appointment half-day golf school, starting at $115 per person (in a group of 3).


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